faburden

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faburden

(ˈfæbədən)
n
(Music, other) obsolete an early system of musical harmonization
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1429-30) onward, further pointing out the rubrics for fauxbourdon from Italian sources that describe an alternative mode of deriving the third voice from the tenor (rather than the discantus) in the tradition of improvised two-voice counterpoint, and those Du Fay hymns with alternate verses employing fauxbourdon or a composed contratenor--ultimately inspiring him to suggest "that we need to listen to, and try to sing polyphony of the primo quattrocento in a way unaffected, as lar as possible, by the norms of later polyphony" (p.
Among whom Lardenie said to her that the place was suitable for playing music because of the fauxbourdon of the noisy water and the warbling of the little birds.
30pm Congregational Service, Byrd - Fauxbourdon (Nun Dimitis), Locke - Let God arise.
Steib's comments on the use of fauxbourdon in the psalm settings and his decision to realize it only where specified in the sources mark him as a sensitive, subtle editor.
Congregational Service: Byrd - Fauxbourdon (Magnificat).
11 [ModB])--the three-void' O lumen ecclesie, and fauxbourdon setting of Magne pater sancte dominice--could be by the same man that authored the chansons in Nivelle.